USN-4128-1: Tomcat vulnerabilities
10 September 2019
Several security issues were fixed in Tomcat 8.
- tomcat8 - Servlet and JSP engine
It was discovered that the Tomcat 8 SSI printenv command echoed user
provided data without escaping it. An attacker could possibly use this
issue to perform an XSS attack. (CVE-2019-0221)
It was discovered that Tomcat 8 did not address HTTP/2 connection window
exhaustion on write while addressing CVE-2019-0199. An attacker could
possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2019-10072)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
- USN-4128-2: tomcat9-user, tomcat9-admin, tomcat9-docs, tomcat9, libtomcat9-java, libtomcat9-embed-java, tomcat9-common, tomcat9-examples